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Diversity (or lack thereof) in the Legal Sector…

So today I want to talk about diversity – and more specifically the lack of it within the legal industry. This is something I feel strongly about – maybe because I’m a woman, maybe because my name is Houdah Al-Hakim, maybe because my partner is black – there are many reasons but I thought I would say my piece. Not only have I been personally affected but every day I speak to candidates who have become at some stage in their career a victim to the system. I would go so far as to suggest many people do not even realise when they enter the legal profession that they are going to have to fight much harder than their counterparts to reach the top. Continue reading…

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Holidays – and why we should all have one!

The summer is almost over… kids are back in school, your favourite shops have brought out the Autumn range and sadly the flip flops have been resigned to the back of the wardrobe once again. BUT what I would like to know is – did you make the most of it? Continue reading…